News, insights and analysis regarding the adoption of electric and autonomous vehicles, new mobility and advanced transportation in the city of Calgary.
Calgary City Council green lights e-bus adoption proposal to move to next phase
The $491 million to purchase 259 electric buses for Calgary’s transit fleet will come from loans from the Canadian Infrastructure Bank, a grant from Infrastructure Canada and money approved by city council
Is an electric passenger hyperloop between Calgary and Edmonton in Canada’s future?
TransPod, a Toronto startup, says its technology — unveiled last month — could shuttle commuters between the two cities in just 45 minutes in FluxJet vehicles capable of carrying up to 50 passengers at up to 1,000 km/h
High-rise headaches: EV charging in Canada’s condos, apartments and MURBs a mixed experience
Electric Autonomy’s cross-Canada guide to municipal building code regulations for EV charging in multi-unit residential buildings reveals a fragmented patchwork of standards with many cities and entire provinces missing-in-action
ENMAX seeks 250 Calgary EV drivers to participate in new grid-sustainability charging pilot
The year-long study by the Alberta-based electricity provider aims to determine what programs, policies or regulations are most effective in motivating drivers to shift the time of day they charge to lessen demand on the grid
Groundbreaking Edmonton-Calgary heavy-duty hydrogen truck pilot ready to roll
With federal funding to build a hydrogen fuelling station in Edmonton, all the pieces are in place to start testing Canadian-made, heavy-duty, hydrogen fuel cell trucks carrying real-world payloads on a 700-kilometre route in 2022